cheryl kiser EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE LEWIS INSTITUTE & THE BABSON SOCIAL INNOVATION LAB, BABSON COLLEGE
Cheryl is the Executive Director of The Lewis Institute and The Babson Social Innovation Lab, and is responsible for leading a critical aspect of the strategy for Babson by promoting broad support for Babson’s work in integrating social innovation, social responsibility and social relevance into its curriculum and co-curricular activities.
She is a recognized leader in corporate social responsibility and social innovation. Before coming to Babson, Cheryl was the Managing Director of the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship. For more than 12 years she played a central role in creating the largest research center of its kind in the U.S., and spearheaded a national initiative to engage leading businesses to take a collaborative approach to working on social issues.
Cheryl led the design of The MBA Intensity Track in Business and Social Innovation, Designed and teaches an MBA Elective in Creating Social Value an immersive experience for corporate executives and MBA’s. Cheryl co- designed and teaches one of BabsonX’s online offerings, From Corporate Social Responsibility to Social Innovation.
Cheryl is also the co-creator of Food Sol an “action tank” at Babson’s Social Innovation Lab dedicated to using entrepreneurship to redesign the food system.
Cheryl is the author of Creating Social Value: A Guide for Leaders and Changemakers 2014
Cheryl has authored a chapter in the book about Babson’s educational practice; Evolving Entrepreneurial Education: Innovation in The Classroom.
Cheryl is on the Boards of :
The Base: http://www.thebase.org/
The Food Voice Inc.: https://www.foodvoice.org/board-of-advisors/